England 0-0 Italy: Three Lions still in search of first Nations League win; Wales 1-1 Belgium: Johnson strike late to deny Tielemans & Red Devils three points

England and Italy settled for a goalless draw in their third group match of the 2022/2023 UEFA Nations League campaign.

Both teams made several changes to their squad but there was nothing to separate the sides in terms of goalscoring action, as proceedings at the Molineux ended in a 0-0 stalemate.

The result leaves the Three Lions without a victory in the UNL and with just two points from their opening three matches in their group.

In our second feature game of the evening, Belgium made it back-to-back wins in the UEFA Nations League by beating a Gareth Bale led Wales 1-0. The Cymru thought they had gone ahead in the fifth minute but Ethan Ampadu’s effort was chalked off due to offside in the build-up.

The visitors soon took the lead through Youri Tielemans in the 51st minute but Brennan Johnson levelled proceedings for the Cymru in the 87th minute, as both sides settled for a point apiece.

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FULL-TIME: Wales 1-1 Belgium

FULL-TIME: England 0-0 Italy

87′ MIN: Brennan Johnson pounces on a loose ball inside the penalty area and beats the goalkeeper with a shot into the bottom right corner.

GOOOAAALLL!!! Wales 1-1 Belgium (Brennan Johnson)

51′ MIN: Michy Batshuayi pulls the ball back for Youri Tielemans on the edge of the box, and he beats the keeper with a fine strike into the bottom right corner.

GOOOAAALLL!!! Wales 0-1 Belgium (Y. Tielemans)



HALF-TIME: Wales 0-0 Belgium

HALF-TIME: England 0-0 Italy

KICK-OFF: Wales 0-0 Belgium

KICK-OFF: England 0-0 Italy

Kevin de Bruyne, Michy Batshuayi, Axel Witsel, Yannick Carrasco and Leandro Trossard are the stellar names in the Red Devils line-up who will go to battle against the Welsh team.

Gareth Bale headlines the Cymru’s squad set to take on the Red Devils tonight.

As for the Azzurri, coach Roberto Mancini has fielded a much changed XI though the likes of Sandro Tonali in midfield and Lorenzo Pellegrini in attack will be expected to bring the goods for the Italians.

Talismanic striker Harry Kane is on the bench tonight but Tammy Abraham will lead the Three Lions attack, with help from Raheem Sterling and Mason Mount.


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